Philip Edward Lammers, MD

Specializing in Hematology and Oncology

Dr. Philip Lammers is a board-certified medical oncologist and hematologist with a strong focus on breast cancer, although he sees patients with all types of cancer and blood conditions. He is the Medical Director of Clinical Oncology Research and leads the Clinical Trials Committee at Baptist Cancer Center. Dr. Lammers is an active member in Baptist’s Mid-South Minority and Underserved National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program, known as NCORP, a program funded by the NCI that allows Baptist patients access to groundbreaking clinical trials.

Along with the Baptist Medical Group breast surgeons, he helps to lead the Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic at Baptist Cancer Center, a biweekly gathering of surgeons, oncologists, hematologists, nurse navigators and other oncology care providers who meet to discuss patient cases and recommend the best plan of care for the patient. Dr. Lammers has secured national grant funding for several projects and has been named to several national cancer committees, including the Southwest Oncology Group (known as SWOG) Breast Cancer Committee. SWOG is a global cancer research community that designs and conducts publicly funded clinical trials.

Education

Undergraduate

University of Notre Dame; Notre Dame, IN

Medical School

Indiana University; Indianapolis, IN; 2006

Residency

Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University Medical Center; St. Louis, MO; 2009

Fellowship

Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Nashville, TN; 2013

Awards, Certifications & Memberships

Board Certifications

  • American Board Of Internal Medicine, Hematology
  • American Board Of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board Of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

Medical Career

Languages Spoken

English

Hospital Affiliations

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville
Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Tipton
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women